Jordan’s weightlifters will launch their bids for regional glory today when Bahrain hosts the West Asian Championships until March 20.
Jordan has sent a strong team including Omar Al Zubi (50kg), Hamzeh Ajarmeh (56kg), Adel Al Abboudi (62kg), Khalid Abboudi (85kg), Malik Faed (85kg) and Raed Al Khawaldeh (105kg) to Manama.
The team will be led by Chef de Mission, Ismaed Subboh, and Egyptian coach, Reda Al Batoti.
The President of the Jordan Weightlifting Federation, Azzam Al Zubi, will be attending the West Asian conference being held on the sidelines.
The team is preparing to participate in the Asian Youth Championships that will be held in Uzbekistan next month as well as the Asian Games in Indonesia on August.